Search for dissertations about: "Dog"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 180 swedish dissertations containing the word Dog.

  1. 1. Dog behaviour : Intricate picture of genetics, epigenetics, and human-dog relations

    Author : Ann-Sofie Sundman; Lina Roth; Per Jensen; Zsófia Virányi; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Dogs, Canis familiaris, share the lives of humans all over the world. That dogs, and the behavior of dogs, are of interest to many is therefore no surprise. In this thesis, the main aim has been to identify factors that affect dogs’ behaviours.The dog, Canis familiaris, is our first domesticated animal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Detecting Signatures of Selection within the Dog Genome

    Author : Abhirami Ratnakumar; Matthew Webster; Kerstin Lindblad-Toh; Greg Barsh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; dog; evolution; domestication; PRDM9; recombination; positive selection; selective sweep;

    Abstract : Deciphering the genetic basis of phenotypic diversity is one of the central aims of biological research. Domestic animals provide a unique opportunity for making substantial progress towards this goal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dog Ownership and Cardiovascular Disease

    Author : Mwenya Mubanga; Tove Fall; Liisa Byberg; Erik Ingelsson; Unnur Valdimarsdottir; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : dog ownership; cardiovascular risk; cardiovascular disease; pet ownership; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The relationship between pet ownership and human health has been studied extensively; however, the effect of dog ownership on human health has had conflicting results. The overall aim of this research project was to investigate the impact of dog ownership, and the death of the dog, on human cardiovascular health and all-cause mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early Experience, Maternal Care and Behavioural Test Design : Effects on the Temperament of Military Working Dogs

    Author : Pernilla Foyer; Per Jensen; Martin Norsell; Daniel Mills; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Early experience; Maternal care; Dog; Military Working Dog; Behaviour; Temperament test; Stress; Försvarssystem; Military Technology;

    Abstract : Domestication has resulted in animals with broad variations between as well as within breeds, which allows for the selection and breeding of animals for preferred traits. This selection has affected both the genotypes and phenotypes of animals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of the origin and spread of the domestic dog using Y-chromosome DNA and mtDNA sequence data

    Author : Mattias Oskarsson; Peter Savolainen; Ben Sacks; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; mtDNA; domestication; Y-chromosome; SNP; ASY; dog; dingo;

    Abstract : The domestic dog was probably the first domesticated animal, and the only one to spread to all continents in ancient times. The dog is one of the most phenotypically diverse animals, a result of human selection throughout dog history. READ MORE